As a Senior Backend Programmer on the Blockchain team, you are responsible for implementing backend services that interface with blockchains and expose APIs used by games, web apps, and other client-facing services. You are expected to co-operate with other teams to find solutions to difficult problems and can design performant and scalable systems. The ideal candidate has experience in developing complex backend services in a microservice architecture, is familiar with both on-premises and managed cloud solutions, and has a strong understanding of blockchain technologies.

We would consider candidates looking for remote work for this position. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Architect and implement reliable and scalable systems that enable access to blockchains.
  • Design and implement APIs that expose blockchain features to games, web apps, and various frontends.
  • Debug complex service issues and identify and fix bugs.
  • Understand thoroughly how the backend services are designed and connected to each other.
  • Prioritize, plan, and manage assigned tasks.
  • Communicate clearly with other team members with minimal external help.
  • Proactively look for optimizations and how the system could work more efficiently.
  • Mentor team members in your area of expertise.
  • Stay curious and up to date on blockchain technology and related industry trends.

 
Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in a Backend, Online Services, or similar programmer role.
  • Strong Go programming and debugging skills.
  • Strong understanding of distributed ledger technology.
  • Experience with RESTful services, distributed systems, SQL, and NoSQL databases.
  • Experience designing, implementing, and scaling microservice systems.
  • Good understanding of micro and monolith services.
  • Self-motivated and driven to creatively solve problems.
  • (Bonus) Experience deploying and maintaining blockchain infrastructure.
  • (Bonus) Experience with EVM, the Ethereum protocol, and smart contract development

 

Build A Rocket Boy is developing EVERYWHERE; an experience with a breadth of unimaginable gameplay adventure.

We are a mix of industry leading veterans whose credits include some of the best selling and most loved games of all time. We’re a creative digital entertainment studio with an open and progressive methodology, dedicated to delivering games of the highest calibre possible. 

If you want to feel comfortable, inspired, and appreciated in your work pursuits then come join us. We have offices in Edinburgh, Budapest and consider WFH candidates.

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